Palazzo dei Congressi

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Front view of the palazzo

Palazzo dei Congressi (formally: Palazzo dei Ricevimenti e dei Congressi) is a building located in the EUR district of Rome, Italy. The palazzo was designed by Adalberto Libera for the 1942 Universal Exposition. Construction started in 1938 but was cancelled due to World War II. It was completed in 1954.

Due to its large size, the palazzo hosted the fencing and the fencing part of the modern pentathlon events for the 1960 Summer Olympics.



Coordinates: 41°50′02″N 12°28′28″E / 41.83389°N 12.47444°E / 41.83389; 12.47444